Matt Rookard was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Credit Union League.
Rookard replaces Bob Gallman, who retired in March after serving more than 40 years with the organization.
Rookard recently served as President and CEO of the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority. Previously, he was senior vice president of business development at GNO, Inc. and project manager at Louisiana Economic Development.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Louisiana Tech University and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.
Karron Alford joined Emergent method As a manager.
Alford has over 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations and project management, including 15 years with Visit Baton Rouge.
She graduated from LSU.
Nick Muscat was promoted to Chief Strategy Officer Amedisys.
Muscato has spent the past seven years with the home care and hospice company, most recently as senior vice president of finance.
ASM Global New Orleanswhich operates Caesars Superdome, Smoothie King Center and Champions Square, announces the following department heads:
Gustav Canazio was hired as director of programming. Canzio was previously tour manager at Live Nation, where he helped produce tours for Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne and Post Malone.
Marc Waguespack was promoted to director of marketing. Waguespack, a native of New Orleans, has been with ASM for over eight years.
Caroline Guidry is a sales manager. Guidry has over 11 years of experience in the Southeast Louisiana hospitality industry, including some of the finest hotels in New Orleans.
ASM New Orleans has also hired Jessica Holtzman as head of event marketing and media, Tiana Watts as a graphic design and marketing specialist, Stephanie White as a premium seating supervisor and Catherine Murphy as a commercial account manager.
Elizabeth Tamporello joined The stone pig Walther Wittmann as special advice.
Tamporello joins Stone Pigman after several years specializing in insurance litigation and defense at another New Orleans firm.
She graduated magna cum laude from Tulane Law School, where she won the Moot Court Outstanding Board Member Award. As a law student, she articled for U.S. District Court Judge Jay Zainey.
Before embarking on her law practice, Tamporello was an opera singer, performing with the Houston Grand Opera Chorus and Opera in the Ozarks. She received a Bachelor of Music from Boston University and a Master of Music from the University of Houston.
John O. Hudson III was appointed Senior Vice President, Federal Policy, Regulation and Government Affairs for Entrance.
Hudson replaces Mike Twomey, who is retiring from Entergy after 20 years.
Prior to joining Entergy, Hudson served as President and CEO of Nicor Gas Corp., Illinois’ largest gas distribution company. Previously, Hudson was executive vice president and director of external affairs at Southern Company Gas.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Alabama A&M University, a master’s degree in commerce from Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, and a law degree from Miles College School of Law. He also completed the Executive Accounting and Finance Program at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and the Young American Leaders Program at Harvard Business School.